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Gun Violence & Humane Education

(SPORT HUNTING/OP-ED) While gun control continues to be a hot topic for debate, many across the nation are pointing to hunting as an example of “responsible” gun ownership. Dr. Sujatha Ramakrishna, author of Raising Kids Who Love Animals, weighs in on the strong correlation between animal cruelty and violence towards human beings, while emphasizing the […]

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<p>Try this avocado and tangerine salad with jalapeno vinaigrette today! Photo Credit: Bon Appetit</p>

Meat-Free Monday: 4th Of July Style

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Have an animal-friendly 4th of July with this fun and festive vegan recipe! Bursting with fireworks of flavor, this avocado and tangerine salad with homemade jalapeño vinaigrette will make the perfect addition to any Independence Day celebration. So, grab your sparklers and salad tongs, and try this party on your plate today! […]

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Is It Possible To Eat Meat Without Killing Animals?

(ANIMAL WELFARE/ANIMAL SCIENCE) WASHINGTON— Uma S. Valeti, a cardiologist who trained at the Mayo Clinic, has developed an innovative way of farming meat without killing animals. This technique, which harvests animal cells in a laboratory, could transform the inhumane meat industry as we know it. Meat derived from slaughterhouses or animal farms can be packed […]

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<p>A chip the grain of rice may bring Fido home. Photo Credit: Suzanne DeChillo/The New York Times</p>

Is Your Pet Chipped?

(CATS & DOGS/PET CARE) Pet microchipping has come a long way since it originated over two decades ago. Pet chipping companies like HomeAgain now alert you when pets in your area go missing, and even come with an iPhone app that will let you upload pictures of your lost pet. Every year approximately 10 million […]

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<p>Try this delicious vegan pear tart today! Photo Credit: Food Network</p>

Meat-Free Monday: Vegan Pear Tart

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Tickle your sweet tooth this Monday with a scrumptious vegan pear tart! The perfect blend of flaky pie dough, pears, cinnamon, and almond extract will have you and your taste buds in a complete fruit frenzy. So grab your rolling pin, and try this unbelievably easy vegan pear tart recipe today! — […]

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<p>A delicious serving of pipián pesto tortellini with seared asparagus and roasted tomatillo sauce. Photo Credit: Merida Anderson</p>

Meat-Free Monday: Earth Day Edition

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) In honor of Earth Day, Chef Merida Anderson, longtime vegan and chef of Vegan Secret Supper events in New York and Montreal, shares her story about becoming a vegan and her early attempts at vegan cooking. The progressive chef also discusses what ingredients every vegan should have in his/her pantry and provides […]

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Livestock and their waste account for at least 32,000 million tons of carbon dioxide each year. Photo credit: Shutterstock

Save The Planet One Meal At A Time

(VEGAN/ACTIVISM/ANIMAL WELFARE) Ever wonder what you can do to help save and protect the earth’s ecosystems? The animal agriculture industry is a critical factor in species extinction, habitat destruction, and pollution. By going vegan, you can refuse to contribute to the cruelty of the meat industry that destroys the earth’s ecosystems. Increased greenhouse gas emissions […]

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